All our professionals at Advanced Foot and Ankle of Wisconsin maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.
Dr. Michael Edward Kokat
Dr. Michael Edward Kokat graduated from the University of Illinois in 1998 with a bachelor of science in organic chemistry and a bachelor of arts degree. He then continued his studies at the Scholl College located at the Chicago Medical School/Finch University of Health Sciences where he earned a Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine in 2003. Doctor completed his first residency at the Madison VA/University of Wisconsin Hospital in June of 2004. In Madison, doctor focused on podiatric orthopedics and surgical diabetic limb salvage. Doctor completed and additional two years of surgical residency at Midwestern Regional Medical Center/Cancer Treatment Centers of America in June 2006 having focused on various aspects of reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. Doctor is licensed in both Illinois and Wisconsin; and doctor has practices in Milwaukee, Brookfield, Franklin, and Burlington, Wisconsin. Currently, doctor holds surgical staff privileges at Aurora Kenosha, Aurora Racine, Aurora Burlington, Aurora Lakeland, All Saints Wheaton Franciscan Hospital, Mercy Hospital and Advanced Surgery Center of Chicago. In the past doctor has serviced the underprivileged of our communities for Beloit/Racine Area Community Health Centers and treated a wide range of foot and ankle ailments. Doctor Mike has worked for and developed podiatry departments for Orthopedic groups and performs surgery at these locations as well foot and ankle surgery at Wheaton Franklin and in Milwaukee at Aurora St. Lukes/West Allis/and Elmbrook Hospitals. On the weekends and in the evenings, Dr. Mike sees private patients at Advanced Foot & Ankle of Wisconsin located in Burlington and offers “excellence in foot and ankle health care with a personalized touch!” Doctor is board qualified in foot surgery and is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, the Wisconsin State Podiatry Society, and is an associate member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Mike and Kathy currently reside in Kenosha and doctor is a proud father of his son Luke.
For information please visit any of the following links:
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons: www.acfas.org
American Podiatric Medical Society: www.apma.org
Wisconsin Podiatry Society www.wisconsinpodiatrists.com
General Foot and Ankle Information: www.footphysicians.com
Milwaukee Clinic of Orthopedic Surgery, Ltd.: www.achesandbreaks.com
Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce www.burlingtonchamber.org
Bone Healing www.bonehealingeducation.com
Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Chicago Medical School Finch University of Health Sciences 06/1999-0/62003
*Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine
University of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana) 06/1994-06/1998
*B.A. liberal arts and B.S. organic chemistry
*Graduate Record Exam: 1700
Milwaukee Clinic of Orthopedic Surgery, Ltd.
5233 West morgan Avenue Suite 102
Milwaukee, WI 53220
*Providing foot and ankle surgery to a well established and respected orthopedic practice.
*Associate physician and surgeon
*Privleges at Aurora St. Lukes, West Allis, Wheaton Franklin, Elmbrook ........
*NOW ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS!
Beloit Area Community Health Systems Inc. (Racine and Beloit, WI)
(2/1/2007 – 2/9/2009)
*Providing specialized podiatric medicine and surgery to the underprivileged
people in Southeastern Wisconsin
*Developing and instituting podiatry program within health care system
*Developing Diabetic collaborative for federal government
Advanced Foot & Ankle of Wisconsin L.L.C.
*Providing “Excellence in All Aspects of Foot and Ankle Care with a Personalized Touch!”
*Hospital privileges at Advanced Ambulatory Surgical Center, Aurora Racine, Aurora Kenosha Hospital, Aurora Burlington, All Saints Wheaton Franciscan Hospital, Aurora Lakeland, Mercy Hospital, Wheaton Franklin, Aurora St. Lukes, Elmbrook, Aurora West Allis
*Associate Dr. Eric Bruns – Providing limited office hours in Kenosha
Midwestern Regional Medical Center – Cancer Treatment Centers of
*Surgical resident specializing in forefoot, rearfoot, and ankle surgery with an emphasis on trauma
*Apprentice with 30+ different board certified ACFAS physicians both podiatric and orthopedic
*Currently 1000+ procedures logged including general surgery and plastic surgery assists
*Covering 24 hr emergency call
*Staffed under Dr. Khan at Health South Surgery Center, Northern Illinois
Medical Center, Vista/Victory Hospital and Surgery Center, Milwaukee Surgi Centers, Advanced Surgery Center, Algonquin Surgery Center, Great Lakes
JHACO Surgery Center, Lake County Foot and Ankle ABPO Surgery Center,
Midwestern Regional Medical Center
*Privileges under Dr. John Bostanche at Aurora Health Care systems and St. Catherines Hospital Kenosha/Racine
*Board Qualified in Foot Surgery
Madison VA Hospital/University of Wisconsin Hospitals
*Gen Med/Anesthesia/Radiology rotations
*Approximately 100 forefoot surgeries logged with emphasis on limb salvage
*Over 3000 patients seen and logged via podiatry residency resource
*Frequent inpatient rounds
*Board Qualified in Podiatric Orthopedics
Acorn Podiatry Group
*Medical Assistant/Office help for Dr. William Finn
MediChem Research Inc.
*Research Scientist – performed cutting edge organic research for Pfizer, Searle, and Park-Davis.
*Assisted in purification of Celebrex and development of a host of anti-tumor therapies.
University of Illinois
Fall 1997 and Spring 1998
*Taught basic organic and inorganic chemistry including laboratory techniques.
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
Summers 1996 and 1997
*Research Assistant – tested waste water and sludges for relative radiation levels in accordance with E.P.A standards and collected water samples from various waterways and provided chemical analysis. Electroshocked waterways to research fish populations and densities.
Kurtz Ambulance Service
*Basic Paramedic and Ambulance Driver
*Carried out basic patient transfer and assisted on ALS calls.
*Specialized in cosmetic, traumatic, revisional, and limb salvage lower extremity surgery
*Proficient in basic medical and podiatric care including palliative care, surgery, orthopedics, and (radiographic, CT, and MRI) interpretation.
*Proficient in all aspects of general podiatry clinic with expertise in diagnosing a multitude of pathologies, biomechanical examinations (300+), surgical nail procedures (500+), etc.
*Doctor of Podiatric Medicine with license and malpractice through PICA
*State of Illinois Certified EMT
*Advanced organic synthesis including laboratory techniques – culturing, HPLC, chromatography, UV, IR, and H/C NMR.
*Proficient in Microsoft Power Point, Word, Access, Excel, Quattro Pro, and internet
*Associate member of American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
*Member of American Podiatric Medical Association
*Member of Illinois Podiatric Medical Association
*Member Wisconsin Podiatric Medical Association
*Scholl Surgery Club/1998-2000
*Rush Hospital Volunteer/1998-2000
*Carle Hospital Volunteer/1995-1997
*Volunteer tutor at Urbana Middle School/1995-1996
*YMCA football coach/1995-1996
*Co-author – “Hypermobility Syndrome: A Multifaceted Study,” First Ray
*Scholl/CMS Presidential Scholarship Recipient
*Dean’s List University of Illinois 1997 and 1998
*University of Illinois Distinguished Scholar Grant
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Burlington Office733 North Pine Street
Burlington, WI 53105
Brookfield Office19035 West Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53045